This new Monsarrat bombshell reveals, with all the mastery of character and scene for which he is famous, how the African island of Pharamaul betrays her independence.
The new Prime Minister – formerly exiled by the British – is Dinamaula. His intentions are good, his path to hell straight.
Visiting the UN leaves him with a Black Power complex and a white mistress.
In Pharamaul, lechery and treachery soon replace principles and idealism. Corruption and extravagance reap civil war and cannibalism. And Dinamaula, now dictator, dreams of fresh empires…
‘Not so much a novel, more a slab or dynamite’ Sunday Mirror
‘Monsarrat at his best’ Manchester Evening News
‘All the ingredients of a certain bestseller – including sex’ Sun
‘Such a readable author’ Sunday Express
Paperback, 383 pages. First in this edition. In very good preloved condition with the exception of a sticker on the front cover, a crease in the lower right corner of front cover and an inscription and stamp on the first page.